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A history of Royal Air Force Woodvale

Aldon P. Ferguson

A history of Royal Air Force Woodvale

by Aldon P. Ferguson

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Published by Merseyside Aviation Society in Liverpool, Merseyside .
Written in English

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    • Edition Notes

      Previous ed. published as: A history of R.A.F. Woodvale. 1974.

      Statementby Aldon P. Ferguson ; preface by F.C.R. Dicks.
      SeriesMilitary airfield history ;, no. 3
      ContributionsFerguson, Aldon P.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUG635.G72 R764 1980
      The Physical Object
      Pagination67 p. :
      Number of Pages67
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3824831M
      ISBN 100902420364
      LC Control Number81135510
      OCLC/WorldCa12909059

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      It is a tale of the Royal Air Force (aka The Desert Air Force), the military air arms of Italy and Germany and, to a lesser extent those of Australia, South Africa, Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe), and the United States of America. It is a tale of men and machines operating in extremely difficult conditions and, ultimately it is also a tale of the.   royal air force: fighter command, tactical air force, (CH ) North American Mitchell Mark IIs (FL ‘EV-Z’ nearest) of No. Squadron RAF, taxiing along the perimeter track at Dunsford, Surrey, for take off on a cross-Channel bombing sortie in support of Operation STARKEY.

      The history of the (West Lancashire) Squadron Royal Auxiliary Airforce is available to buy from Airfield Publications To order the book, simply visit Airfield Publications to either buy on-line (via PayPal) or to use the printable order form to purchase the book by post. Hardcover, pages ISBN Price £ inc. Postage. The Royal Air Force had succeeded in doing what the Germans had believed to be impossible, and now the Germans were paying the price. It was at about this time, four in the morning, that "Bomber" Harris, listening to the final signals filtering in to No.5 Bomber Group headquarters at Grantham, finally said: "Well, that's all we can do here.


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